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State Emergency Service

The State Emergency Service is a national organisation of volunteers - 'ordinary people doing extraordinary things'.

The Queensland SES consists of thousands of 'unpaid' volunteers from a variety of backgrounds and professions who respond to emergencies and disasters across the State, 24/7.

They are trained and equipped to help their communities across a range of functions, and their primary purpose is to assist the most vulnerable members of the community.

The SES is designed to empower people to help themselves and others in their community in times of emergency and disaster. The basic concept is one of self-help and mutual assistance within each community.

132 500 for Flood or Storm Emergencies

If you require SES assistance during a flood or storm emergency, you can lodge your request for assistance online here.

132 500 SES Assistance App

The App is available for both Apple and Android devices via iTunes and Goodle play. It enables the public to log a request for SES emergency assistance instead of phoning and waiting on hold during peak times.

SES Video Montage

SES Video Montage

See more of what the SES does

Volunteer with the SES

Volunteer with the SES

Learn more about Volunteering